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Having a nice green lawn and lush landscaping is a great addition to any yard.  These plants however need water to thrive and in a desert climate like Phoenix that can be hard to come by naturally.  Most homeowners resort to underground sprinkling and drip systems to feed this landscaping and keep it green.… Read More


Every summer the residents of Arizona get excited, not because of the 110 degree temperatures or the increased scorpion sightings, but because July and August mean monsoon season!  It means we finally have a chance to see some rain that we’ve most likely not seen since January.  Yes, we don’t like the humidity but we welcome the storms and rain to wash off our dusty homes and streets.… Read More


Sometimes our AZ painting contractors like to turn our eyes to the rest of the world. There’s paint everywhere, you know! We’d embark on a pilgrimage to pay our respects to the great paint sites of the world – if we weren’t so busy slapping fresh coats on commercial and residential properties in the Phoenix Metro area, that is!… Read More


People are always asking our AZ painting contractors how to hide spackle spots. If you’ve done a lot of repair to a wall, and there are noticeable spackle spots, you will want to take a few steps before simply painting over them. If not painted over correctly, the spackle spots will stick out in a very obvious way after the job is over.… Read More


Maybe your planner isn’t big enough. Maybe you have a spare wall that could use some decorating. Heck, maybe you just have a ton of chalk on hand and you came to your favorite Arizona painter’s website looking for an excuse to use up old chalk.… Read More


A wall that’s been painted with stencils can look fantastic. Or, as any Phoenix painter knows, it can look terrible. The difference comes down to precision: Are the edges clean and crisp? Or are they smudged and poorly defined? Is the background color constantly interrupted by little accidental strokes?… Read More


One of the most important steps often skipped in house painting is a thorough pressure wash. This easy task is often overlooked because it seems so menial.  Some house painters simply use a hose to rinse off the house but this is simply not good enough. If a proper cleaning is not completed before painting, the new layer of paint will not properly adhere to the surface and you risk having costly peeling issues down the road. Likely, if they do not pressure wash, they will be gone with you ask for a warranty.… Read More


Painter’s tape doesn’t look like much. It’s not a cult favorite, like duct tape, nor does it have the kind of no-frills ruggedness that everyone loves about electrical tape. No, even Glendale AZ painters like us have to admit that painter’s tape isn’t exactly the most popular of tapes. But wow, is it useful or what?… Read More


Sick of solid colors? Single-tone walls not doing it for you anymore? Let your favorite AZ painting contractors show you how to add a cool gradient effect to any room in your house. Carefully follow these steps, and you’ll have a hip ombre wall in no time.… Read More